toastier; toastiest
: pleasantly or comfortably warm
felt snug and toasty by the fire
: suggestive of toast especially in flavor

Examples of toasty in a Sentence

The room was nice and toasty. I'm nice and toasty in front of the fire.
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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of toasty was in 1953

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Cite this Entry

“Toasty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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toastier; toastiest
: comfortably warm
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